Friday, June 2, 2023

Researchers reveal head injury linked with doubled mortality rate in long term
Philadelphia | January 24, 2023 3:32:49 AM IST
According to new research, adults who suffered any type of head injury during a 30-year study period had twice the rate of mortality as those who did not, and mortality rates among those with moderate or severe head injuries were nearly three times higher ... read..

Kerala Minister visits Thiruvanthapuram Zoo where 53 spotted deer, black bucks died
Thiruvananthapuram | Tuesday, 2023 3:15:09 AM IST
Kerala Minister J. Chinchu Rani on Monday inspected the popular Thiruvananthapuram Zoo where all its 53 spotted deer and black bucks died in the last nine months. ... read..

First Covid, now layoffs: Indian professionals undergo tremendous stress, anxiety
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2023 1:15:09 AM IST
Amid the growing layoffs, there has been a surge in the number of patients coming from various companies -- both office-goers and those working from home -- with panic anxiety attacks and depression as they fear losing control over their immediate future ... read..

Childhood trauma may be linked to civic environmental engagement later in life: Research
Washington | January 24, 2023 12:04:10 AM IST
According to new research published in Scientific Reports, childhood trauma might lead an individual to volunteer, donate money, or contact their elected officials about environmental issues later in life. ... read..

Study: Regulating immunological memory might help immune system fight disease
Missouri | January 23, 2023 11:31:20 PM IST
Scientists have long worked to better understand the immunological responses of the human body throughout various diseases, such as cancer and inflammatory diseases. ... read..

SPOP protein contributes to cancer: Research
New York | January 23, 2023 11:03:20 PM IST
SPOP is the most frequently mutated protein in prostate cancer and has been linked to endometrial, uterine, and other cancers. Despite their importance, the mechanisms by which SPOP mutations cause cancer remain unknown. ... read..

Researchers find association between multiple sclerosis lesions, depression
Boston | January 23, 2023 8:02:11 AM IST
There seems to be a link between two serious medical disorders. Globally, millions of individuals suffer from multiple sclerosis (MS), a condition that attacks the body's central nervous system, while hundreds of millions of people suffer from depression, ... read..

S Korea reports 16,624 Covid cases, lowest Sunday tally in 15 weeks
Seoul | Monday, 2023 4:15:09 AM IST
South Korea reported 16,624 new Covid-19 cases on Sunday, the lowest number for a Sunday in 15 weeks, health authorities said, amid a slowdown in infections and less testing over the Lunar New Year holiday. ... read..

Strong indications of AQI improvement, actions under Stage I & II to remain: CAQM
New Delhi | Monday, 2023 3:15:09 AM IST
After the overall air quality of the national capital suddenly deteriorated since late Saturday night with the overall Air Quality Index (AQI) clocking 407 on Sunday, the Sub-Committee for invoking actions under the Graded Response Action Plan (GRAP) of t ... read..

Study reveals four-drug chemotherapy regimens treat metastatic pancreas cancer
Los Angeles | January 23, 2023 2:34:14 AM IST
In Phase 3 clinical trial for metastatic pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma, a four-drug chemotherapy treatment led to a longer overall survival than a two-drug combination. ... read..

Women show higher risk of developing cancer in both breast: Research
New York | January 22, 2023 11:04:09 PM IST
Women who have cancer in one breast may be more likely to develop cancer in the opposite breast if they have specific genetic changes that predispose them to develop breast cancer, according to a study led by the Mayo Clinic Comprehensive Cancer Center. ... read..

Study uses cancer cells as logic gates to find out what makes them move
Indiana | January 22, 2023 11:04:06 PM IST
Cancer cells migrate through the body for a variety of reasons; some simply follow the fluid flow, while others actively follow chemical trails. ... read..

Study finds older adults with asthama are at higher risk of depression
Washington | January 22, 2023 7:33:53 PM IST
A recent prospective study of about 2,000 Canadian older individuals published online in the journal Respiratory Medicine discovered that older adults with asthma were at higher risk for depression during the COVID-19 pandemic. ... read..

Snoring, breathing difficulties in children can be reduced by simple nasal spray: Study
Washington | January 22, 2023 4:34:18 PM IST
According to a new study, a simple nasal spray significantly reduced snoring and breathing difficulties in children and halved the number needing to have their tonsils removed. ... read..

First Made-in-India intranasal Covid vaccine to be launched on R-Day
Bhopal | Sunday, 2023 5:15:09 AM IST
Bharat Biotech will launch its intranasal Covid-19 vaccine iNCOVACC on January 26, the company's CMD Krishna Ella announced here on Saturday. ... read..

New research identifies potential hepatoblastoma treatment target
Washington | January 22, 2023 2:33:27 AM IST
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Study finds how female, male hearts respond differently to stress hormone
California | January 22, 2023 2:33:13 AM IST
Male and female hearts react differently to the stress hormone noradrenaline, according to a recent study published in Science Advances. The research on mice may have ramifications for human heart conditions like arrhythmias and heart failure as well as h ... read..

Remdesivir scam: BMC exonerated, govt urged to legislate against misuse of life-saving drugs
Mumbai | Sunday, 2023 1:45:09 AM IST
In a New Year gift to the Shiv Sena (UBT) and the BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation, the Maharashtra Lokayukta has given a clean chit to the civic body from committing any irregularities or non-transparency into the alleged Remdesivir scam, raised by for ... read..

Study shows machine learning can predict development of brain tumours
Waterloo | January 21, 2023 9:31:52 PM IST
Researchers at the University of Waterloo have created a computational model that can better predict the formation of deadly brain tumours. ... read..

Study suggests lower grades in adolescence linked to premature birth
Washington | January 21, 2023 4:03:21 PM IST
A major research conducted on the Danish population indicates that premature birth before 34 weeks of pregnancy is associated with lower performance in math and language exams as a teenager compared to those born at 40 weeks. ... read..

Calorie reduction can be more effective for weight loss than intermittent fasting: Study
Washington | January 21, 2023 3:01:23 PM IST
The number and quantity of meals were more important predictors of weight gain or reduction than the interval between meals, according to recent research. ... read..

Delhi govt introduces new courses at state-run healthcare institutes
New Delhi | Saturday, 2023 3:45:09 AM IST
The Delhi government on Friday approved the introduction of various new medical courses in state-run healthcare and medical institutes to give a push to enhance the professional skills of nurses, pathologists, paramedics, physiotherapists, and those in al ... read..

'Medical Value Travel plays crucial role in ending healthcare disparities'
Thiruvananthapuram | Saturday, 2023 2:45:10 AM IST
Medical Value Travel (MVT) plays a crucial role in eliminating healthcare disparities across the globe and through the first Health Working Group meeting, G20 India Presidency aims to provide an impetus to create pathways to bridge this gap, said Dr. V.K. ... read..

Study reveals how Huntington's disease affects different neurons
Cambridge (Massachusetts) | January 21, 2023 2:01:10 AM IST
Neurons in the striatum, a part of the brain affected by Huntington's disease, are among the most severely affected. The degeneration of these neurons contributes to patients' loss of motor control, which is one of the disease's major symptoms. ... read..

Researchers using cancer cells as logic gates to determine what makes them move
Indiana | January 20, 2023 11:01:44 PM IST
Cancer cells migrate through the body for a variety of reasons; some simply follow the flow of a fluid, while others actively follow chemical trails. ... read..

Trial finds chemotherapy before surgery cuts risk of colon cancer relapse
Washington | January 20, 2023 4:01:23 PM IST
According to the results of a Cancer Research UK-funded clinical trial, giving colon cancer patients chemotherapy before surgery cuts their risk of the disease coming back. ... read..

We plan to strive for equitable access to healthcare for all: MoS Health
Thiruvananthapuram | Friday, 2023 2:45:09 AM IST
Highlighting the philosophy of 'Aarogyam Param Bhagyam, Swasthyam Sarwaarth Sadhanam', which translates as 'Good Health is the Greatest Fortune' and 'Health is the only way to Happiness in the World', Minister of State for Health, Bharati Pravin Pawar sai ... read..

Older people with asthma at higher risk for depression during Covid pandemic: Study
Washington | January 19, 2023 11:31:55 PM IST
A recent prospective study of about 2,000 Canadian older individuals published online in the journal Respiratory Medicine discovered that older adults with asthma were at higher risk for depression during the COVID-19 pandemic. ... read..

Study suggests that simple laser treatments may help prevent nonmelanoma skin cancer
Washington | January 19, 2023 4:32:20 PM IST
New research indicates that simple laser treatments to the skin may help to prevent the development of basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma, which are collectively known as keratinocyte carcinoma and are the most common types of cancer diagnos ... read..

Scientists developing early Alzheimer's disease detection sensor
Washington | January 19, 2023 4:32:09 PM IST
Researchers with the SFU Nanodevice Fabrication Group are developing a new biosensor that can be used to screen for Alzheimer's disease and other diseases. An overview of their work has been recently published in the journal Nature Communications. ... read..

Undergraduate dies of severe cardiac arrest at Gujarat college
Valsad (Gujarat) | Thursday, 2023 4:15:09 AM IST
A second year student at the H.P. Shroff Arts College in Gujarat's Valsad collapsed in the campus on Wednesday and was rushed to hospital by college professors, where he was declared dead of severe cardiac arrest. ... read..

Mandaviya lauds life sciences organisations' contributions during pandemic
New Delhi | Thursday, 2023 4:15:09 AM IST
India's Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Wednesday lauded the efforts of life sciences organisations during the Covid-19 pandemic in a Round Table on R&D and Innovation Opportunities in Life Sciences Sector at Davos. ... read..

Pandemic policy must be defining part of health policy: MoS Health at G20 meet
Thiruvananthapuram | Thursday, 2023 3:45:09 AM IST
A pandemic policy must be a defining part of the health policy as any health crisis today leads to an economic crisis due to the multisectoral nature of our inter-connected world, Union Minister of State for Health, Dr Bharati Pravin Pawar, said on Wednes ... read..

Can't reopen the 2018 judgment, can make living will guidelines workable: SC
New Delhi | Thursday, 2023 3:45:09 AM IST
The Supreme Court on Wednesday said it will not review its 2018 judgment on passive euthanasia and instead, it would modify the guidelines on "living will" to become more effective. ... read..

Embrace technology-driven medical techniques to prevent health catastrophes: Expert
Thiruvananthapuram | Thursday, 2023 2:15:09 AM IST
India will face a tsunami of chronic diseases such as cancer due to globalisation, growing economy, aging population and changing lifestyle, warns a leading oncologist, making it imperative for the country to embrace technology-driven medical techniques t ... read..

Solution to ease burden of Canada's hospitals lies in India's ayurveda: Canadian Minister
New Delhi | Thursday, 2023 2:15:09 AM IST
Michael A. Tibollo, Minister of Mental Health and Addictions, Canada, who recently visited the All India Institute of Ayurveda in Delhi, feels that propagation of ayurveda in Canada can help ease the burden of hospitals in that country as ayurvedic therap ... read..

Research shows that exercise promotes a molecular profile in muscle
Washington | January 18, 2023 4:33:21 PM IST
A recent paper published in the Journal of Physiology deepened the case for the youthfulness-promoting effects of exercise on ageing organisms, building on previous work done with lab mice nearing the end of their natural lifespan that had access to a wei ... read..

Study suggests eating disorders can arise due to body dissatisfaction at any age
Washington | January 18, 2023 4:32:57 PM IST
Eating disorders are stereotypically associated with adolescents and young adults. Growing evidence, however, suggests that these conditions can occur at any time during a woman's lifespan, including at midlife. ... read..

Heart patients can reduce anxiety, depression through talking therapies: Study
Washington | January 18, 2023 4:32:48 PM IST
The findings of a new study have revealed that group therapy relieves psychological distress, improves the quality of life and results in fewer readmissions for heart problems. ... read..

Study explores effects of dietary choline deficiency on neurologic and system-wide health
Washington | January 18, 2023 4:03:53 PM IST
Choline, an essential nutrient produced in small amounts in the liver and found in foods including eggs, broccoli, beans, meat and poultry, is a vital ingredient for human health. A new study explores that deficiency in dietary choline adversely affects t ... read..

CT scan enables detection and cure of the commonest cause of high blood pressure
Washington | January 18, 2023 4:03:49 PM IST
Doctors at the Queen Mary University of London and Barts Hospital, and Cambridge University Hospital, have led research using a new type of CT scan to light up tiny nodules in a hormone gland and cure high blood pressure by their removal. The nodules are ... read..

Partner with India to leverage opportunities: Mandaviya at WEF
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2023 10:45:43 AM IST
India's Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Tuesday invited all stakeholders to look at his country as a land of opportunities and take advantage of these by partnering with it, adding that this endeavour would lead towards making India and world a healt ... read..

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar pitches for inspiring action towards better mental health
Bengaluru | Wednesday, 2023 10:45:36 AM IST
Spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravi Shankar has addressed one of the largest gatherings of world leaders in the post-pandemic times at the World Economic Forum in Davos, where he shared his thoughts on healing the world that is undergoing a complex global menta ... read..

'Can consider improving...': SC on cumbersome guidelines on living will
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2023 10:45:09 AM IST
The Supreme Court on Tuesday said that the legislature should enact a law for terminally ill patients who decide to stop medical treatment. ... read..

COPD patients 61% more likely to die in year after major surgery: Study
Toronto | Wednesday, 2023 10:45:09 AM IST
Patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), who undergo major surgery, are 61 per cent more likely to die in the year after surgery, an Indian-origin researcher-led study has revealed. ... read..

WEF Centre for the fourth Industrial Revolution to come up in Hyderabad
Hyderabad | Tuesday, 2023 4:15:09 AM IST
The World Economic Forum Centre for the fourth Industrial Revolution will be established in Hyderabad. ... read..

Masks, sanitisers, social distancing back in Kerala for a month
Thiruvananthapuram | Tuesday, 2023 2:15:10 AM IST
Covid restrictions, like those stipulated during the pandemic time, will be in force in Kerala with immediate effect for a month, it was announced on Monday. ... read..

Study: Novel CT scan found helpful in detecting most common cause of high blood pressure
London | January 17, 2023 12:03:59 AM IST
Doctors recently led research using a new type of CT scan to light up tiny nodules in a hormone gland and cure high blood pressure by their removal. The nodules are found in one-in-twenty people with high blood pressure. ... read..

Researchers find strong link between mental health and ADHD
Washington | January 17, 2023 12:03:35 AM IST
According to new research led by psychologists at the University of Bath in the UK, adults with high levels of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) symptoms are more likely to experience anxiety and depression than adults with high levels of au ... read..

Tumor initiation in pancreatic cancer driven by stress-tolerant cells: Study
California | January 16, 2023 11:31:38 PM IST
A molecular mechanism important for the development of pancreatic cancers has been found by researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine. The mechanism could possibly contribute to the disease's great resistance to treatment a ... read..

Taking contraception advice from social media influencers may lead to unwanted pregnancies: Study
Washington | January 16, 2023 3:34:12 PM IST
According to new research, contraceptive advice from social media celebrities may be putting young people at risk of unexpected pregnancies. ... read..

Pregnant woman air-evacuated by army from Kupwara, brought to Srinagar
Srinagar | Monday, 2023 4:15:08 AM IST
A pregnant woman in a critical condition in Jammu and Kashmir's snow-bound Kupwara was evacuated by air by the Indian Army on the civil administration's request and brought to Srinagar, the army said on Sunday. ... read..

Six minutes of high-intensity exercise could delay Alzheimer's disease onset: Study
Washington | January 15, 2023 11:02:26 PM IST
The findings of recent research suggest that six minutes of high-intensity exercise could extend the lifespan of a healthy brain and delay the onset of neurodegenerative disorders, such as Alzheimer's disease and Parkinson's disease. ... read..

Study: Gardening can help lower cancer risk, improve mental health
Washington | January 15, 2023 9:33:11 PM IST
While getting more exercise, eating healthier, and meeting new people are all good habits, new CU Boulder research reveals that gardening can have a significant influence. ... read..

Infections in hospitalised individuals may arise from their own germs: Study
Washington | January 15, 2023 9:33:07 PM IST
Hospitals have strong cleanliness and sanitation measures in place to protect patients from microorganisms that rarely affect healthy people but can be deadly to vulnerable patients who are already hospitalised with serious illnesses. ... read..

Travelling away from home linked to good health: Study
London | January 15, 2023 9:33:05 PM IST
The frequency and variety of places visited are essential points, with those who travel more than 15 miles away from home more likely to report overall good health. Those who travel to more places are more likely to see friends and relatives. This increas ... read..

Hormone replacement therapy aids in prevention of Alzheimer's disease in women at risk
London | January 15, 2023 8:02:36 PM IST
According to University of East Anglia research, hormone replacement treatment (HRT) may aid in the prevention of Alzheimer's disease in women. ... read..

Overactive cell metabolism linked to biological ageing: Research
Washington | January 15, 2023 3:32:30 PM IST
Why do cells, and by extension humans, age? The answer may have a lot to do with mitochondria, the organelles that supply cells with energy. Though that idea is not new, direct evidence in human cells had been lacking. ... read..

Man falls sick mid-air, dies after emergency landing
New Delhi | Sunday, 2023 5:15:09 AM IST
A Madurai-Delhi IndiGo flight was diverted to the Indore airport following a mid-air medical emergency on Saturday evening. ... read..

Almost 60,000 people have died of Covid in China in past five weeks
Taipei | Sunday, 2023 3:45:09 AM IST
Almost 60,000 people have died of Covid in China in the past five weeks, authorities have announced, according to a media report. ... read..

Govt committed to strengthen education, health: Punjab CM
Chandigarh | Sunday, 2023 1:45:10 AM IST
Asserting that there is no dearth of funds for the welfare of the people, Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann on Saturday announced complete transformation of education, health and employments. ... read..

Researchers discover secreted protein helps to repair, grow muscles
Tokyo | January 14, 2023 11:02:49 PM IST
A protein known as platelet-derived growth factor subunit B (PDGF-B), which is continually released from skeletal muscle cells, has been found to aid in muscle repair by promoting the formation of myoblasts, or muscle stem cells, according to research fro ... read..

Hormone replacement therapy helps prevent Alzheimer's Dementia among women at risk
London | January 14, 2023 8:03:04 PM IST
According to University of East Anglia research, hormone replacement therapy (HRT) may help women who are at risk of acquiring Alzheimer's Dementia to avoid the condition. ... read..

Support from others in stressful times can ease impact of genetic depression risk: Study
Washington | January 14, 2023 5:04:09 PM IST
Reaching out to support a person when they're under stress is always a good idea. But a new study suggests that support could be especially important for someone whose genetic makeup makes them more likely to develop depression. ... read..

China may be seeing around 10 mn Covid reinfections on top of 900 mn infections
New Delhi | Saturday, 2023 4:45:08 AM IST
Healthcare workers across China are seeing large numbers of people who have been re-infected with the Omicron variant of Covid-19, putting a further strain on the country's beleaguered healthcare system, media reports said. ... read..

Chinese flock to Hong Kong, Macau to get private Covid booster shots
Taipei | Saturday, 2023 3:45:09 AM IST
Private services offering Chinese travellers access to mRNA vaccines are attracting droves of mainlanders to Hong Kong and Macau seeking a booster shot that their government has refused to approve, according to a media report. ... read..

Former IPL Chairman Lalit Modi on 24x7 external oxygen after contracting Covid
New Delhi | Saturday, 2023 3:15:10 AM IST
Former IPL Chairman Lalit Modi on Friday revealed that he is on 24x7 external oxygen after contracting Covid-19 twice in two weeks and deep pneumonia. ... read..

How effective is smog tower as AQI deteriorates in Delhi?
New Delhi | Saturday, 2023 2:45:09 AM IST
To check air pollution in the national capital, the Aam Adami Party (AAP) government in Delhi had installed two smog towers after a Supreme Court ruling in August 2021. However, the much-hyped move has not yielded the desired result as the city's air poll ... read..

Study reveals how gut microbiome affect brain health
Washington | January 14, 2023 12:03:30 AM IST
A study suggested that the trillions of microbes that normally live in our intestines, known as the gut microbiome, have far-reaching effects on how our bodies function. Members of this microbial community, among other things, produce vitamins, aid in dig ... read..

Researchers find cause of epilepsy in children
San Diego (California) | January 13, 2023 8:34:36 PM IST
Epilepsy affects 4 per cent of the population and is one of the most common brain disorders among children. Most seizure recurrences can be avoided with modern medicine, but approximately 20 per cent of patients do not respond to treatment. ... read..

Enzyme 'atlas' helps researchers decipher cellular pathways
Washington | January 13, 2023 4:02:25 PM IST
A new atlas maps more than 300 protein kinases found in human cells and identifies which types of protein substrates they target. The atlas could help scientists understand what happens when cells become cancerous or are treated with specific drugs. ... read..

Scientists reveal that six minutes of high-intensity exercise could delay the onset of Alzheimer's disease
Washington | January 13, 2023 3:32:27 PM IST
Six minutes of high-intensity exercise could extend the lifespan of a healthy brain and delay the onset of neurodegenerative disorders, such as Alzheimer's disease and Parkinson's disease. New research published in The Journal of Physiology shows that a s ... read..

Researchers advanced the age of human neurons beyond what was previously possible
Washington | January 13, 2023 12:33:35 PM IST
Northwestern University-led researchers have created the first highly mature neurons from human induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs), a feat that opens new opportunities for medical research and potential transplantation therapies for neurodegenerative ... read..

Doctors' body seeks PM's intervention to make India tobacco-free
New Delhi | Friday, 2023 5:15:08 AM IST
The Federation of All India Medical Association (FAIMA) has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, urging him to take immediate steps to make the country free of the burden of tobacco. ... read..

Study: Hospitalised patients' infections may develop from their own bacteria
Washington | January 13, 2023 1:33:58 AM IST
Hospitals have strict hygiene and sanitation protocols to protect patients from bacteria that rarely sicken healthy people but can be deadly for vulnerable patients already hospitalized with serious illnesses. ... read..

Amid poor air quality and cold, GB Nagar hospitals see spurt in respiratory cases
Noida | Thursday, 2023 5:15:10 AM IST
Be it children, old or young, people from all age groups are witnessing health issues these days and those suffering from cold are taking significant time to recover. ... read..

Inflammation levels are linked to severity of blood cancer: Study
Washington | January 11, 2023 11:33:29 PM IST
A recent study finds that severe inflammation reduces the body's ability to eliminate malignant blood cells in persons with acute myeloid leukaemia (AML). ... read..

Study: Neuroimaging can identify symptoms of psychiatric disorders
New Haven | January 11, 2023 11:33:06 PM IST
Researchers found that neuroimaging technology has great promise in assisting clinicians in the identification of specific symptoms of mental health disorders that are associated with abnormal patterns of brain activity. ... read..

Obesity, overweight can lead to diabetes: Study
Washington | January 11, 2023 11:03:08 PM IST
Overweight and obese people have a higher chance of developing diabetes, but the exact mechanism is not well understood. ... read..

Walking 3 to 4 miles a day reduces the risk of heart disease in older people
Washington | January 11, 2023 12:01:50 PM IST
Older adults who walk three to four miles per day 6,000 to 9,000 steps, are 40 to 50 per cent less likely to suffer a heart attack or stroke than those who walk a mile (2,000 steps) per day, according to research published in the journal Circulation. ... read..

Delhi HC seeks Centre's response on plea for perusing clinical data before approving stents
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2023 4:45:09 AM IST
The Delhi High Court on Tuesday issued notice to the Centre, through the National Pharmaceuticals Pricing Authority (NPPA) and Department of Pharmaceuticals, on a Public Interest LitIgation (PIL) demanding to enforce a robust system of requirement of supp ... read..

BioAsia 2023 to focus on opportunities in life science post-Covid
Hyderabad | Wednesday, 2023 1:15:11 AM IST
BioAsia 2023, Asia's largest life-sciences and healthcare forum, scheduled to be held next month, will discuss the learnings, challenges and opportunities in life science post-Covid-19, organisers said. ... read..

Study finds neurodegenerative disease progression linked to proteins in brain
Washington | January 10, 2023 10:33:46 PM IST
Many neurodegenerative illnesses, including Alzheimer's and Parkinson's, are mostly caused by tau and tubulin proteins. The accumulation of these proteins in the brain is mostly responsible for the advancement of neurodegenerative diseases. ... read..

Fast food consumption linked to liver disease: Study
Los Angeles | January 10, 2023 3:02:29 PM IST
A study published in Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology by Keck Medicine at USC provides more motivation for people to minimise their fast-food consumption. ... read..

Antibiotic use may increase risk of inflammatory bowel disease in people over 40s
Washington | January 10, 2023 3:02:00 PM IST
Antibiotic use may increase the risk of inflammatory bowel illness (Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis) in people over 40, according to a study published online in the journal Gut. ... read..

Researchers identify brain area necessary for fluid intelligence
Washington | January 10, 2023 12:03:53 PM IST
A team led by UCL and UCLH researchers have mapped the parts of the brain that support our ability to solve problems without prior experience otherwise known as fluid intelligence. ... read..

Air quality dips to 'severe' at many places in Delhi-NCR, bar on commercial BS-III, BS-IV vehicles
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2023 3:15:09 AM IST
The Air Quality Index at several spots in Delhi and its surrounding areas fell to the "severe" category on Monday. ... read..

Delhi HC makes Bharat Biotech, Centre parties in pleas seeking details on Covaxin
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2023 2:45:11 AM IST
The Delhi High Court on Monday made Bharat Biotech and the Union Health and Family Welfare Minister as parties to two more petitions that sought details under the Right to Information (RTI) Act regarding the funding and expenses associated with the develo ... read..

Sequencing of 324 Covid samples reveals presence of Omicron variants in community
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2023 2:45:10 AM IST
Integrated Disease Surveillance Programme (IDSP) sentinel sites referred 324 Covid-19 positive samples for sequencing to 22 INSACOG labs between December 29 to January 7, and the results revealed presence of all Omicron variants like BA.2 and its sub-line ... read..

Bodies coming for autopsy used for dissection practicals at Kolkata medical college
Kolkata | Tuesday, 2023 2:15:10 AM IST
Kolkata's reputed R.G. Kar Medical College and Hospital has come under controversy following allegations of bodies coming for autopsy being used for a practical dissection workshop for the students of its ENT division. ... read..

Odisha CM distributes interest subvention of Rs 125cr to 2.50 lakh SHGs
Bhubaneswar | Tuesday, 2023 1:15:09 AM IST
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday distributed interest subvention benefits for the first two quarters of financial year 2022-23 worth Rs 125 crore to more than 2,50,000 self-help groups (SHGs). ... read..

Researchers reveal how obesity increases risk for dementia
Boston | January 9, 2023 8:33:40 PM IST
A significant global public health concern, dementia now affects 50 million individuals and is projected to reach more than 150 million cases by 2050. An ongoing global problem is obesity, which is typically assessed by body mass index (BMI). Previous res ... read..

Researchers give insights into pathology of new type of dementia, LATE
California | January 9, 2023 8:33:34 PM IST
LATE, also known as limbic predominant age-related TDP-43 encephalopathy, is a recently identified type of dementia that impairs social, cognitive, and memory abilities. LATE is a separate condition with its own risks and causes, albeit it sometimes coexi ... read..

Eating almonds regularly increases exercise recovery molecule by 69 per cent: Study
Washington | January 9, 2023 4:03:39 PM IST
Eating almonds every day may be the ideal new year's resolution for individuals who regularly workout. Female and male participants who ate 57g almonds daily for one month had more of the beneficial fat 12,13-dihydroxy-9Z-octadecenoic acid (12,13-DiHOME) ... read..

Study reveals benefits of eating almonds for people who work out daily
Los Angeles | January 9, 2023 3:33:38 PM IST
Eating almonds every day may be the ideal new year's resolution for those who exercise on a regular basis. ... read..

Past brain injury may be linked to an increased risk of FTD: Study
Kuopio | January 9, 2023 3:01:52 PM IST
According to a study by the University of Eastern Finland, past traumatic brain damage may increase the risk of frontotemporal dementia. ... read..

Calcutta HC judge, known for judgements in teachers' scam, to pledge body
Kolkata | Monday, 2023 1:45:09 AM IST
Calcutta High Court's Justice Abhijit Gangopadhyay, who had been in regular headlines during the entire 2022 for his judgements and observations in the multi-crore teacher's scam in West Bengal, was in the news once again on Sunday but for a different rea ... read..

Study challenges previous ideas regarding Alzheimer's disease
Washington | January 9, 2023 12:01:48 AM IST
A new USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology study challenges existing ideas of how the buildup of a protein called amyloid beta (Ab) in the brain is related to Alzheimer's disease. ... read..

Sugar causes swelling, which leads to common kidney disease: Study
Washington | January 8, 2023 3:32:49 PM IST
A study of the organoids present in kidneys in a novel lab setting could have implications for the treatment of polycystic kidney disease (PKD), an incurable disease that affects more than 12 million people worldwide. ... read..

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